Matchbox - Palm Springs

Matchbox - Palm Springs

Pizza Place and New American Restaurant · Downtown Palm Springs
155 S Palm Canyon Dr (in Mercado Plaza - 2nd Level), Palm Springs, CA 92262, United States
Open until 10:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu, Sun
    • 11:00 AM–10:00 PM
  • Fri–Sat
    • 11:00 AM–11:00 PM
$ $ $ $
Dinner, Happy Hour
Beer, Wine, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Outdoor Seating:

Matchbox is a vintage pizza bistro in Palm Springs famous for our crispy, smoky crust pizza made from fresh dough and an assortment of fresh toppings.


Based on 133 votes

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    Jason C.
    "Chicken pesto and prosciutto + fig pizzas were great."(3 Tips)
    Brian O.
    "veggie and meat pizza"(2 Tips)
    Slater D.
    "... and request a private balcony for two. Perfect dinning experience."(2 Tips)
    Tom G.
    "The Happy Hour menu gets you the same drinks and food as the..."(8 Tips)
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  • pizza
  • happy hour
  • private balconies
  • wine
  • good for dates
  • cocktails
  • lively
  • pork chops
  • scenic views
  • bread pudding
  • beer
  • family-friendly
  • burrata cheese
  • pesto chicken
  • cozy
  • grits
  • brioche
  • rib eye steak
  • good for a late night
  • sandwiches
  • Derek M.

    The pizza is awesome.

    Derek Martinez · September 1
  • Daniel W.

    Great Pizza - you can order any Pizza half/half.

    Daniel Wiegand · July 26
  • Aldridge G.

    The pizza is excellent!

    Aldridge Gray · April 25
  • Scott H.

    Pizza pizza

    Scott Haag · March 2
  • Daniella C.

    Pork chop was excellent, staff wonderful. Great view overlooking the courtyard below.

  • Billy A.

    Hip little pizza spot upstairs with some decent Beers on tap.

    Billy Amparano · January 30
  • Kavit D.

    Sit by the fire in patio. Pizzas are decent.

    Kavit D · January 3
  • Kanjani D.

    Great cozy ambience amd bar scene!

    Kanjani Dholakia · January 1
  • Ralph D.

    My favorite place for pizza in Palm Springs!! Italian Salami pizza is AWESOME!!!!

    Ralph Diaz · November 29, 2014
  • chris c.

    Splendid brick oven style pizzas, great drinks, and an awesome atmosphere made for a memorable dinner at Matchbox.

    chris collins · November 28, 2014
  • Angela W.

    Ask for table bread. Rib eye was delicious; everything on the plate was generously seasoned.

    Angela Wangela · November 23, 2014
  • Lara

    Prosciutto and Fig Pizza + Bread Pudding. Yes.

    Lara · August 30, 2014
  • Brandon M.

    Excellent food and great staff

    Brandon Middleton · August 10, 2014
  • Brandon M.

    Excellent food and great staff.

    Brandon Middleton · August 10, 2014
  • Tim M.

    Great pizza, lots of beer, specialty cocktails, and wine! Great views of either the mountains or Palm Canyon.

    Tim Melideo · August 9, 2014
  • Denée

    Prosciutto white pizza and steakhouse sandwich were awesome. If you're not into hoppy beers, the hangar 24 is great in the summer. I enjoyed my Kentucky peach cocktail as well. Highly recommended!

    Denée · July 4, 2014
  • HRH M.

    The wait staff is fun! We even got a few photos with them.

    HRH Mortimer · May 1, 2014
  • Paul

    It's an Italian restaurant, but there's no pasta. Crazy!

    Paul · April 27, 2014
  • Bernadette B.

    Pizza was good enough. The test of our food arrived cold and steak overdone and under seasoned.

    Bernadette Baum · April 25, 2014
  • Randy M.

    As advertised, the pizzas are excellent. Great atmosphere either inside or out overlooking the crowds and fountain below. Ask for Henry. Great, efficient server.

    Randy McCall · March 21, 2014
  • Randall K.

    Definitely try the Prosciutto & Fig pizza! We ordered a large and made it half Veggie and half Prosciutto & Fig. Perfect combination if you like garlic (which is heavy on the Veggie...)

    Randall Keith · February 21, 2014
  • Jason C.

    Chicken pesto and prosciutto + fig pizzas were great. You can order two diff halves on one pie of you can't make up your mind.

    Jason Campbell · February 9, 2014
  • Nick D.

    Great happy hour...everyday until 6. Well worth it!

    Nick Don Vito · December 1, 2013
  • JoAnn P.

    Pyro's dream come true.

    JoAnn Peach · November 20, 2013
  • Laura B.

    As an Italian, pizzas don't taste like Italian pizzas at all. The pepperoni one was not bad though, only too oily. The price is very good during happy hour (6$); not worth it with regular price (14$).

    Laura B. · November 16, 2013
  • Frank W.

    You must try the pork chop

    Frank Wilson · September 19, 2013
  • Diana M.

    The bread pudding is magical - make sure to save room!

    Diana Montante · August 25, 2013
  • Alexander W.

    Omg: get the prosciutto and fog pizza and substitute Gorgonzola with burrata cheese. I was dying so good!!! White sangria goes well with that, is delicious, and sufficiently sized! You're welcome :)

    Alexander Winter · July 30, 2013
  • Sarah L.

    Best Shrimp & Grits ever

    Sarah LeCroy · July 7, 2013
  • Tom A.

    Happy Hour 5-6:30. Apps $5.00. Great pizza. Wine and well drinks $5.0 top.

    Tom A · July 3, 2013
  • Scott K.

    Happy hour was very reasonable

    Scott Keegan · June 16, 2013
  • Matt O.

    Don't order the kid's pasta unless u have a 2 year old....seriously small portion.

    Matt Overin · March 26, 2013
  • Gwen L.

    I agree, Sam is the best!!!

    Gwen Lutz · January 26, 2013
  • Anna V.

    Try the Ephemere Apple Beer

    Anna Valderas · November 18, 2012
  • Kirsty H.

    Superb pizzas cooked in a wood- fired oven, thin n crispy and you can taste every ingredient. No greasy stodge here! Ask for a private balcony overlooking the square if there's only two dining.

    Kirsty Huddlestone · October 24, 2012
  • faultier

    The prosciutto & black mission fig is amazing!

    faultier · August 16, 2012
  • Nej K.

    The mini burgers are a must have appetizer - tasty and flavorful.

    Nej Kutcharian · July 22, 2012
  • Slater D.

    Call in advance, make a reservation and request a private balcony for two. Perfect dinning experience.

    Slater Dixon · May 10, 2012
  • Karlitos C.

    Wonderful brioche ....

    Karlitos Cali · December 28, 2011
  • Paula P.

    happy hour june-dec 5pm to 630pm

    Paula P · November 28, 2011
  • Tom C.

    The Matchbox Meat pizza is amazing...a layer of sausage between the dough and cheese!!

    Tom Copeland · November 15, 2011
  • lisa g. f.

    it's impossible to visit palm springs without stopping in for some pizza here.

    lisa g. french · October 29, 2011
  • Alan G.

    Skip the pizza and go for the sliders. They are awesome!

    Alan Grissom · September 21, 2011
  • Mark A.

    new happy hours 5pm - 6:30pm

    Mark Anderson · August 23, 2011
  • Karen B.

    Good beer list.

    Karen Barone · August 5, 2011
  • Jim M.

    Had the four cheese pizza, pretty good.

    Jim McDaniel · July 11, 2011
  • David I.

    Fire table

    David Intersimone · February 26, 2011
  • David I.

    Sam is an awesome waitperson. Ask for him, especially during happy hour. He knows the good beer (Great White from Lost Coast Brewery)

    David Intersimone · February 26, 2011
  • Brian O.

    The veggie pizza with potato chips on the pizza was great. We had half veggie and meat pizza was fantastic!!! 4 stars! 5 stars is grandma's pizza. Good beers.

    Brian O'Neill · February 22, 2011
  • Thing M.

    Awesome dough for the pizza!

    Thing Man · January 2, 2011

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